The American Bar Association
This professional group offers several books on nonprofit issues, including Guidebook for Directors of Nonprofit Corporations, by the ABA Nonprofit Corporations Committee, and Nonprofit Governance and Management, by Judith A. Coin, Victor Futter, and George V. Overton. Also, see the advocacy tab.
The American Society of Association Executives
This professional organization, whose web site is located here, offers numerous articles, books, conferences, and other educational tools for nonprofit organizations.
The Council on Foundations
This web site offers general information, books, and articles on legal issues affecting grant makers, as well as updates on recent changes in the law.
Internal Revenue Service
The IRS's Charities and Non-Profits Division maintains a Web site that allows users to download documents related to nonprofit tax rules.
Nonprofit Law Resource Library
Hurwit & Associates, a Newton, Mass., law firm specializing in legal counsel to philanthropic organizations, includes as part of its web site an extensive list of links to information on such topics as how to start a nonprofit organization, IRS requirements for charitable contributions, and state-by-state filing and compliance rules.
Nonprofit Risk Management Center
The center provides assistance and resources on an array of topics, from employment practices to insurance purchasing. The organization, whose Web site is located here, publishes booklets such as "Managing Facility Risk, 10 Steps to Safety" (available for $15) and "Ready in Defense: A Liability, Litigation, and Legal Guide for Nonprofits" ($20). Eligible charities can sign up to receive, free, the center's newsletter, which showcases the group's training and workshops.
Florida State Attorney General
Office of and information about the Florida State Attorney General. The United States Copyright Office. The federal agency can provide answers to questions about copyright law.
International Center for Non-Profit Law
Go to the Knowledge Center for ICNL'l searchable library. ICNPL offers programs and research focus on promoting and enabling the legal environment for civil society and public participation worldwide.
Legal Information Institute, Cornell University Law School
The LII's resources section and "wex articles" provide brief summaries of law topics with links to key primary source material, other Internet resources, and other useful references. Also, offering "Ask a Lawyer online - and get an answer ASAP."
World Law Direct
Contains access to online legal advice, solutions to 6000 common problems, free ask-an-attorney options, legal forms, and a searchable virtual library.
Internet Nonprofit Center
The Internet Nonprofit Center is the home of the Nonprofit FAQ. The FAQ is based on "frequently asked questions." See also Regulation.
National Center on Philanthropy and the Law
The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law was established at New York University School of Law to explore a broad range of legal issues affecting the nation's nonprofit sector and to provide an integrated examination of the legal doctrines related to the activities of charitable organizations.